Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Can mediation deliver in cost disputes?

2019-01-18T16:18:00+00:00By

Avi Dolties asks whether it’s time to start tapping into mediation to settle costs disputes.

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Mediation – where do we go now?

2018-08-14T11:54:00+01:00By

Mediation continues to face challenges in its journey from an alternative to mainstream form of dispute resolution, not least being overshadowed by Brexit. Peter Causton rounds up the latest developments.

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Mediation in uncertain times: CMC annual conference report

2017-06-02T09:48:00+01:00By

Jonathan Haydn-Williams reports back from the Civil Mediation Council’s (CMC) annual conference.

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What happens in a mediation stays in a mediation. Or does it?

2017-04-05T09:09:00+01:00By

In Savings Advice Ltd, Master Howarth found that factual statements as to the amount of costs used in mediations could be used in subsequent assessment proceedings. Does this mean not everything in a mediation stays secret, asks Deborah Burke.

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Arbitrate, don't litigate

2015-09-24T10:18:00+01:00

With the civil courts in crisis, could arbitration be a quicker and more cost-effective alternative to litigation in resolving personal injury and clinical negligence claims?

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Webinar: Arbitrating personal injury and clinical negligence claims (15 May 2016)

2016-04-18T14:46:00+01:00

This webinar, inclusive in Civil Litigation Section membership, will provide an introduction to the basics of arbitration and its practical workings, plus the benefits of PIcARBS

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They think it’s all over... it should be now

2016-12-13T12:31:00+00:00By

Mark Field considers the final steps of a mediation.

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Interview: Tim Wallis, mediator and solicitor

2016-10-03T13:31:00+01:00

We speak to independent full-time mediator Tim Wallis (http://www.tim-wallis.co.uk/) on his daily practice, including the selection process, his pre-mediation service, handling difficult clients, and what happens once the day is over. He also gives his best practice advice on making the mediation go as smoothly as possible.

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The Civil Litigation Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

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